cavernostomy

noun
cav·​er·​nos·​to·​my | \ -ˈnäs-tə-mē How to pronounce cavernostomy (audio) \
plural cavernostomies

Medical Definition of cavernostomy

: incision and drainage of a tuberculous cavity

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“Cavernostomy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cavernostomy. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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